Level 2 Diploma Course in Aesthetic Medicine

November 8 - November 12, 2021 (Orlando, Florida)

Scientific Agenda

Day 1: Monday, November 8, 2021
Faculty: Dr. Marcelo Suarez (USA)

COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY & MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES

07:30 – 08:30

Registration & Continental Breakfast

08:30 – 10:30

Introduction to Dermatology

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:30

  • Sun Protection of All Skin Types
  • Pigment Disorders
  • Dark Circles

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00

Acne

  • Etiology
  • Classification
  • Complications
  • Treatment

Rosacea

  • Causes of Rosacea
  • Treatments

Cellulite
Scar Management
Skin Care

15:00 – 15:30

COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 16:30

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Punch and Shave Biopsy of the Skin
  • Subcision for Acne Scars
  • Subcision for Cellulite Dimples
  • Epidermal Cyst Excision
  • Lipoma Excision
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Laceration repair

16:30 – 17:00

Hands-on Workshop of Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures (using skin pads)

17:00 – 17:30

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on Cosmetic Dermatology & Minimally Invasive Skin Procedures

Day 2: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Faculty: John Kim, MD (USA)

PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) + MICRO-NEEDLING LITERATURE REVIEW

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

08:30 – 10:30

Introduction

  • Concept of Beauty
  • Aging: The Prevalent Theory
    - When and Why PRP
    - When and Why Other Rejuvenation Techniques
  • Rules of Rejuvenation
  • History of PRP Development in the Last 20 Years-What does the scientific literature show?
  • Limitations on use: FDA Guidance, ADA Position
  • Latest use by respected institutions

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 11:30

Open Discussion and Scientific Debate

11:30 – 12:30

PRP Science and Mechanisms of Action

  • Platelet Harvesting
  • Reducing Platelets Poor Plasma
  • PRP Preparation
  • Post Treatment Instructions
  • Contraindications and Complications

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00

PRP Indications in Scientific Literature

  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Hair Restoration
  • Scar Treatment
  • Acne Treatment

15:00 – 15:30

COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 15:45

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on PRP-Closing Remarks and Course Evaluation

Day 3: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Faculty: Michel Akl, MD (USA)

FACIAL ANATOMY, PAIN MANAGEMENT, SCLEROTHERAPY and COMBINED TREATMENTS

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

08:30 – 09:15

Facial Anatomy

  • Basics on general head anatomy
  • Understanding anatomical differences in ethnic groups
  • Identifying vascular and neural danger zones to prevent complications

09:15 – 10:00

Interactive Workshop on Facial Anatomy

  • Identifying facial anatomy
  • Discussion of how treatments may vary

10:00 – 10:30

Quiz on Facial Anatomy

10:00 – 10:30

Pain Management & Nerve Blocks

  • Facial Nerve Anatomy
  • Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy
  • Supraorbital, Infraorbital, Maxillary and Mandible Nerve Blocks

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:00

Pain Management & Nerve Blocks Cont’d

  • Facial Nerve Anatomy
  • Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy
  • Supraorbital, Infraorbital, Maxillary and Mandible Nerve Blocks

12:00 – 12:30

Assessment Quiz on Pain Management and Nerve Blocks

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00

Sclerotherapy

  • Introduction to Sclerotherapy
  • Lower Leg Vein Anatomy & Pathophysiology
  • Treatment Options
  • Sclerosing Agents
  • Complications
  • Video of Sclerotherapy Treatment

15:00 – 15:15

COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 17:30

Combined Treatments

  • Combining Threadlift and  Dermal Fillers

Day 4:  Thursday, November 11, 2021
MARKETING AND BUSINESS STRATEGIES FOR A SUCCESSFUL MEDSPA

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

08:30 – 08:45

Introductions and Learning Objectives

  • Marketing Strategies to increase revenue
  • Staffing objectives
  • Starting a medical spa
  • How to choose the right services for your medical spa

08:45 – 10:30

Marketing Strategies for Today's Medical Spas

  • Strategies and Concepts that have transformed medical spas, spas, and clinics worldwide
  • Ways to increase revenue and credibility by offering new approaches
  • Learn how to double your revenue and build customer loyalty


10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:30

Marketing Strategies Continued

  • Easy and effective marketing ideas
  • How to choose the right services for today's medical spas
  • Effective services and product development
  • Benefits of cross-marketing services and products
  • Public Relations companies and publicity strategies
  • Internet strategies
  • Efficient and cost effective marketing tools

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00

Staffing

  • The importance of the first interview
  • "Must have" qualities of each employee
  • How to impact employees performance with motivation
  • The value of detailed job descriptions
  • Tips on how to manage staff
  • Compensation structure

15:00 - 15:30

  COFFEE BREAK

15:30 - 16:30   

Medical Spa Start-Up Overview

  • Feasibility 
  • Structure
  • Business plan
  • Inventory management

16:30 – 16:45

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on Medical Spa Marketing

16:45 – 17:30

Overview of Objectives and Q&A Session

17:30 – 18:15

Commercial on MedSpa Services and Products (NON-CME)

Day 5:  Friday, November 12, 2021
Faculty:  John Kim, MD (USA)
BOTULINUM TOXIN A & SKIN FILLERS: ADVANCED INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 10:30

Introduction: What is Beauty?
Botulinum Toxin A

  • Analysis of Facial Beauty
  • Pharmacology of Botulinum Toxin A
  • Frown Lines and Brow Lifting
  • Periocular Rejuvenation
  • Periorbital Rejuvenation
  • Platysmal Band Rejuvenation
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Management of Complications from Botulinum Toxin A injections

10:30 – 10:45

COFFEE BREAK

10:45 – 12:15

Skin Fillers

  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers for Facial Aesthetic Enhancement
  • Calcium Hydroxylapatite Facial Sculpting
  • Facial Sculpting with Poly-L-Lactic Acid
  • Advanced Volume Restoration of the Lower Face
  • Restoration of Lip Volume and Definition Using Facial Fillers
  • Advanced Volume Restoration of the Aging Face
  • Blunt Facial Cannula Technique
  • The Role of Tropical Agents and Regional Blocks
  • Management of Complications of Filler Injections

12:15 – 12:30

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz Botulinum Toxin A and Skin Fillers

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 17:30

Live Demonstrations and Hands-on Workshop on Advanced Indications for Botulinum Toxin A and Skin Fillers

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